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1 And He entered the synagogue again, and a man was there who had a withered hand. 1 Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there.
2 So they watched Him closely, whether He would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse Him. 2 Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath.
3 And He said to the man who had the withered hand, "Step forward." 3 Jesus said to the man with the shriveled hand, "Stand up in front of everyone."
4 Then He said to them, "Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they kept silent. 4 Then Jesus asked them, "Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they remained silent.
5 And when He had looked around at them with anger, being grieved by the hardness of their hearts, He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored as whole as the other. 5 He looked around at them in anger and, deeply distressed at their stubborn hearts, said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and his hand was completely restored.
6 Then the Pharisees went out and immediately plotted with the Herodians against Him, how they might destroy Him. 6 Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus.
7 But Jesus withdrew with His disciples to the sea. And a great multitude from Galilee followed Him, and from Judea 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed.
8 and Jerusalem and Idumea and beyond the Jordan; and those from Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they heard how many things He was doing, came to Him. 8 When they heard all he was doing, many people came to him from Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, and the regions across the Jordan and around Tyre and Sidon.
9 So He told His disciples that a small boat should be kept ready for Him because of the multitude, lest they should crush Him. 9 Because of the crowd he told his disciples to have a small boat ready for him, to keep the people from crowding him.
10 For He healed many, so that as many as had afflictions pressed about Him to touch Him. 10 For he had healed many, so that those with diseases were pushing forward to touch him.
11 And the unclean spirits, whenever they saw Him, fell down before Him and cried out, saying, "You are the Son of God." 11 Whenever the evil spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, "You are the Son of God."
12 But He sternly warned them that they should not make Him known. 12 But he gave them strict orders not to tell who he was.
13 And He went up on the mountain and called to Him those He Himself wanted. And they came to Him. 13 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him.
14 Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach, 14 He appointed twelve--designating them apostles--that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach
15 and to have power to heal sicknesses and to cast out demons: 15 and to have authority to drive out demons.
16 Simon, to whom He gave the name Peter; 16 These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter);
17 James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James, to whom He gave the name Boanerges, that is, "Sons of Thunder"; 17 James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means Sons of Thunder);
18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Cananite; 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot
19 and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him. And they went into a house. 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
20 Then the multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread. 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat.
21 But when His own people heard about this, they went out to lay hold of Him, for they said, "He is out of His mind." 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, "He is out of his mind."
22 And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebub," and, "By the ruler of the demons He casts out demons." 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem said, "He is possessed by Beelzebub ! By the prince of demons he is driving out demons."
23 So He called them to Himself and said to them in parables: "How can Satan cast out Satan? 23 So Jesus called them and spoke to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. 24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
25 And if a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand. 25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
26 And if Satan has risen up against himself, and is divided, he cannot stand, but has an end. 26 And if Satan opposes himself and is divided, he cannot stand; his end has come.
27 No one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. And then he will plunder his house. 27 In fact, no one can enter a strong man's house and carry off his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can rob his house.
28 "Assuredly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they may utter; 28 I tell you the truth, all the sins and blasphemies of men will be forgiven them.
29 but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is subject to eternal condemnation"-- 29 But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; he is guilty of an eternal sin."
30 because they said, "He has an unclean spirit." 30 He said this because they were saying, "He has an evil spirit."
31 Then His brothers and His mother came, and standing outside they sent to Him, calling Him. 31 Then Jesus' mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him.
32 And a multitude was sitting around Him; and they said to Him, "Look, Your mother and Your brothers are outside seeking You." 32 A crowd was sitting around him, and they told him, "Your mother and brothers are outside looking for you."
33 But He answered them, saying, "Who is My mother, or My brothers?" 33 "Who are my mother and my brothers?" he asked.
34 And He looked around in a circle at those who sat about Him, and said, "Here are My mother and My brothers! 34 Then he looked at those seated in a circle around him and said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!
35 For whoever does the will of God is My brother and My sister and mother." 35 Whoever does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."